CSHB 372(L&C) AM: "An Act relating to the authority of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to exempt certain restaurant or eating place licenses from requirements relating to operation of a restaurant and to food sales; and providing for an effective date."
00CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 372(L&C) am 01 "An Act relating to the authority of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to 02 exempt certain restaurant or eating place licenses from requirements relating to 03 operation of a restaurant and to food sales; and providing for an effective 04 date." 05 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 06 * Section 1. AS 04.11.100(f) is amended to read: 07 (f) Notwithstanding the provisions of (b) and (e) of this section, upon written 08 application and approval of the local governing body, the board may renew [ISSUE 09 OR REISSUE] a restaurant or eating place license and exempt the licensee from the 10 requirements of (b) and (e) of this section if the license was issued under the 11 provisions of this subsection before the efective date of this Act. [A LICENSEE 12 EXEMPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SUBSECTION SHALL PROVIDE FOOD ITEMS 13 FOR SALE ON THE PREMISES AS SHOWN ON A MENU APPROVED BY THE 14 BOARD AND AVAILABLE TO PATRONS.] The board may not
01 (1) renew [ISSUE OR REISSUE] a license as provided under this 02 subsection if 03 (A) the renewal [ISSUANCE OR REISSUANCE] would result 04 in more than one exempt restaurant or eating place license for every 10 05 restaurant or eating place licenses allowed under the provisions of 06 AS 04.11.400(a)(2) or (3); 07 (B) the premises would be located in a building having a public 08 entrance within 200 feet of the boundary line of a school or a church building 09 in which religious services are being regularly conducted; for purposes of this 10 subparagraph, the 200-foot prohibition is measured from the outer boundary 11 line of the school or the public entrance of the church building by the shortest 12 pedestrian route to the nearest public entrance of the restaurant or eating place; 13 or 14 (2) [REISSUE A RESTAURANT OR EATING PLACE LICENSE 15 AS EXEMPT AS PROVIDED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION 16 IF THE LICENSE WAS ISSUED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF AS 04.11.400(g); 17 OR 18 (3)] transfer an exempt license issued under this subsection to another 19 person. 20 * Sec. 2. AS 04.11.100 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 21 (g) A restaurant or eating place licensee operating under a license issued under 22 (f) of this section 23 (1) shall offer a full-service menu of food items available to the public 24 during all times that beer or wine is served or consumed; the menu must be approved 25 by the board; 26 (2) may only provide entertainment on the licensed premises between 27 the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. unless approved by the director after written 28 request by the licensee for a specific occasion; in this paragraph, "entertainment" 29 includes dancing, karaoke, live performances, or similar activities, but does not include 30 recorded or broadcast performances without live participation. 31 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).